20 Mar 2017

by Simone Fugar Open data: a basic human right? Open data refers to data that can be freely accessed, used and redistributed by anyone without restrictions. The open data movement has sustained momentum for good reason. For the “access to information” to be recognized internationally as a fundamental human right, reinforces the importance of information […]

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13Mar2017

by Patrick Kiao How do you feel when you switch from an iPhone 6 to iPhone 7? That rush of excitement and anxiety….you just can’t wait to open that box and stare at your new found “companion” who from now on will be part of your life 24/7. Granted, the rush of excitement does die […]

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2Feb2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nairobi, Kenya – Esoko launched its new website today (www.esoko.com), which reflects the company’s transformation towards mobile commerce and digital financial services for farmers in Africa. The new website highlights the company’s first m-commerce solution, Fasiba. This solution allows farmers to lay-away and borrow money to purchase discounted agricultural inputs such as […]

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1Feb2017

Since the launch of Fasiba in Ghana last year November, Esoko’s team of agents have been on the field all across the country sensitizing and registering smallholder farmers (SHF) onto the platform. Our aim has been to encourage SHFs to lay-away money when they have it, in order to afford quality agric inputs on the platform, […]

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22Sep2016

Since its inception, Esoko has been a fervent supporter of open data. Our social enterprise began by collecting data and sharing this information with farmers over SMS. Studies conducted on Esoko show that access to this data has helped smallholder farmers increase their income levels. More details of these findings will be given later in the […]

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30Aug2016

Esoko Ghana, a leader in rural information service delivery, has officially launched its office branch in Tamale, in the Northern Region of Ghana. The launch activities took place over the 23rd to 24th of August 2016; starting with a 3-hour float through the streets of Tamale, a launch ceremony and culminating with Esoko’s second open […]

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